Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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Sporting Goods - Working

Sporting goods are gear and equipment used for engaging in athletic activities.

Consider donation or posting online for reuse.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Girls Inc of Alameda (Island City) 1724 Santa Clara Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off gently used condition or new
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Epilepsy NorCal Donation Drop Stop Rose Pavillion
4200 Rosewood Dr
Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off Bicycles + Bicycle Parts - Bicycle bin (salvaging ok from this bin.) Other small Sporting Goods - Onsite Donation Trailer. Examples include: Balls, Racquets, Golf Clubs, etc. NO Weights, Exercise Equipment or broken items. However, many of these items can be recycled elsewhere within the El Cerrito Recycling Center in the Steel bin.
Eco Thrift (Hayward) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off
Chabot College Flea Market 25555 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Blue Pelican Marine 2021 Alaska Packer Pl # 6 Alameda Reuse Buyback Drop-off Boat & nautical stuff! Consignment of new and gently used marine equipment. From wetsuits to foul weather gear, to sailing footwear.
Berkeley Flea Market 1937 Ashby Ave Berkeley Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Aqua Surf Shop 2830 Sloat Boulevard San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Inquire about donations of surfboards and wetsuits.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Pleasanton) 1989 Santa Rita Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Oakland) 127 41st St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Fremont) 40733 Chapel Way Ste A & B Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Alameda Point Antiques Faire 1st Sunday Every Month 3800 Main St Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Adventure Playground 160 University Ave
Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off plastic slides from play structures, climbing walls, climbing rope. Call to inquire. Thick marine/maritime rope, very thick playground netting for climbing.

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
Berkeley
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
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Dublin
Emeryville
Fremont
Hayward
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Livermore
Newark
Oakland
Piedmont
Pleasanton
San Leandro
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Union City

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